Jun 28, 2016

New York nuke plant leaks oil, causing Lake Ontario slick

A spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a sheen on Lake Ontario has been traced to a small oil spill from the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York. The U.S. Coast Guard responded Sunday to a report of a sheen near the ...

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix’s many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping above 115 degrees during a heat wave boiling parts of the Southwest, ...

Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

Jun 11, 2016

Globe-traveling solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

A solar-powered airplane has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 soared over the Statue of Liberty and flew into New York City, before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport early Saturday ...